• Anaptychia ciliaris ssp. mamillata (Taylor) D.Hawskw.& P.James
Anaptychia ciliaris ssp. mamillata
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In many respects this subspecies resembles A. ciliaris subsp. ciliaris (described elsewhere) but has a completely different habitat of exposed rocky headlands and peninsulas. It is usually dark grey to brown but is characteristically olive green when wet. Sites are restricted to the extremities of south-west Ireland.

Key characteristics

  • On rocky, remote headlands and peninsulas
  • Thallus lobes, dark grey to brown when dry, olive green when wet.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Anaptychia ciliaris ssp. mamillata (Taylor) D.Hawskw.& P.James. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2019-01-20.